Paul DeLakis

College Swimming Previews: With Craig, #8 Ohio State Men Have Massive Ceiling

Paul DeLakis and Ohio State moved into the top 10, but could be a legit top 5 program – if they can figure out a way to repeat their Big Ten times at NCAAs.

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Update: Ohio State Invite To Feature Kentucky, Notre Dame, No Stanford

The mid-season Ohio State Invite will feature a handful of top programs from last year, including men and women from the host Buckeyes, Kentucky & Notre Dame.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.

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Hannah Bach Swims 3rd-Fastest US 18&U 50 BR to Close Cleveland Sectionals

18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Top 10 Teams Point Changes

The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.

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2019 Men’s NCAAs: How Did SwimSwam’s Power Rankings Hold Up?

After spending the entire year tracking and projecting the men’s NCAA Championships, it’s time to look back at how our Power Ranks held up. Spoiler alert: it’s not great, thanks to major overperformers like Harvard and Ohio State.

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday night emotion.

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: NC State Going for Three Out Of Four in 400 FR

The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.

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2018-2019 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: Final Edition

Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal. 

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: Texas Takes Aim At NC State Run in 800 Free Relay

Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.

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2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

IU continues to look strong as they head into the final day of competition. Along with them, Minnesota’s Bowen Becker and Michigan’s Charlie Swanson look to contend for double wins against the Hoosiers.

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2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The IU Hoosiers still maintain their big lead heading into day 3 finals. Heading the Hoosiers is Ian Finnerty, who already broke his own B1G record in the 100 breast. Charlie Swanson also reps Michigan in the 400 IM.

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2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Today we’ll get to see NCAA record holder Ian Finnerty swim his best event, the 100 breast, where he holds the meet record in 50.72.

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2019 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships: Day 2 Finals

Gus Borges’ father won the Big Ten title in the 50 free for Michigan in 1993. 26-years later, he’ll try to do the same.

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2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Michigan’s Gus Borges is the top seed in the 50 free and split 18.40 as a relay anchor for Michigan on Wednesday evening.

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